National Workforce Registry Alliance
Supporting the Nation's Early Childhood and After-school Workforce
Supporting the Nation's Early Childhood and After-school Workforce

Our 2022 Leadership

The goal of the National Workforce Registry Alliance is to be the central hub of data collection and dissemination used to inform and strengthen the Early Care and Education Early Childhood and After-school Workforce through collaboration with state workforce registry systems and national partners.

All that work happens in part through the efforts of our Board of Directors.

PositionHeld By
PresidentDiana Diaz (NY)
ASPIRE Registry
NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute at City University of New York
Past Presidentvacant in even years
President-ElectDr. Katari Coleman (IL)
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE)
Education Development Center
TreasurerMark Becker (AZ)
Arizona Early Childhood Career & Professional Development Center
Arizona PBS – Arizona State University
SecretaryKris Madden (PA)
Pennsylvania Professional Development Registry
Pennsylvania Keys To Quality/Berks County Intermediate Unit
Region 1
Margaret Gustafson (CT)
Connecticut Early Childhood Professional Registry
Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
Region 2Jhoana Taboada (NY)
ASPIRE Registry
NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute at City University of New York
Region 3Donna Wennerholt (PA)
Pennsylvania Professional Development Registry
Pennsylvania Keys To Quality/Berks County Intermediate Unit
Region 4Christi Moore (GA)
Georgia Professional Development System (GAPDS)
Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
Region 5Emily Finnerud (MI)
Michigan Registry
The Registry, Inc.
Region 6Dr. Tracy Anne Jones (TX)
Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System
University of Texas Houston
Region 7Lisa Driskel-Hawxby (MO)
Missouri OPEN Initiative
University of Missouri
Region 8Jennifer Zook (WY)
Wyoming Statewide Training & Resource System (STARS)
Align
Region 9Elise Crane (CA)
Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles
Region 10Vasilya Mendybaeva (WA)
MERIT Managed Education & Registry Information Tool
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, & Families
Member at LargeDr. Walter Gilliam, (CT)
Child Study Center, Edward Ziglar Center in Child Development & Social Policy
Yale: School of Medicine
Ex-Officio Member – (Child Trends)
Standards & Data Committee ChairKaty Love (WI) &
Amy Yagil (PA)
Partnership Outreach Public Policy (POPP) Committee Lead Co-Chairvacant (–)
Executive Director & Conference Committee ChairKimberlee Belcher-Badal (DC)